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Heather Wishart, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Professor of Neurology


Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine

Contact Information:

Dartmouth Medical School
One Medical Center Drive, HB 7750
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: 5D Reception

Professional Interests:

multiple sclerosis, cancer, imaging genetics, cognition

Selected Publications:


Detecting white matter alterations in multiple sclerosis using advanced diffusion magnetic resonance imaging.
Mustafi SM, Harezlak J, Kodiweera C, Randolph JS, Ford JC, Wishart HA, Wu YC
Neural Regen Res. 2019 Jan;14(1):114-123. doi: 10.4103/1673-5374.243716.
PMID: 30531085

Association Between Cognitive Complaints and Vulnerability to Environmental Distraction in Multiple Sclerosis.
Randolph JJ, Randolph JS, Wishart HA
Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2017 Feb;32(1):21-28. doi: 10.1093/arclin/acw096. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
PMID: 27908883

Caregiver Stigma and Burden in Memory Disorders: An Evaluation of the Effects of Caregiver Type and Gender.
Kahn PV, Wishart HA, Randolph JS, Santulli RB
Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res. 2016;2016:8316045. doi: 10.1155/2016/8316045. Epub 2016 Jan 28.
PMID: 26941795

Regulatory T cells are not a strong predictor of survival for patients with glioblastoma.
Thomas AA, Fisher JL, Rahme GJ, Hampton TH, Baron U, Olek S, Schwachula T, Rhodes CH, Gui J, Tafe LJ, Tsongalis GJ, Lefferts JA, Wishart H, Kleen J, Miller M, Whipple CA, de Abreu FB, Ernstoff MS, Fadul CE
Neuro Oncol. 2015 Jun;17(6):801-9. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nou363. Epub 2015 Jan 24.
PMID: 25618892

Immune response in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme treated with intranodal autologous tumor lysate-dendritic cell vaccination after radiation chemotherapy.
Fadul CE, Fisher JL, Hampton TH, Lallana EC, Li Z, Gui J, Szczepiorkowski ZM, Tosteson TD, Rhodes CH, Wishart HA, Lewis LD, Ernstoff MS
J Immunother. 2011 May;34(4):382-9. doi: 10.1097/CJI.0b013e318215e300.
PMID: 21499132

COMT Val158Met Genotype and Individual Differences in Executive Function in Healthy Adults.
Wishart HA, Roth RM, Saykin AJ, Rhodes CH, Tsongalis GJ, Pattin KA, Moore JH, McAllister TW
J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2011 Jan;17(1):174-80. doi: 10.1017/S1355617710001402. Epub 2010 Dec 10.
PMID: 21144101

Genetic pathway-based hierarchical clustering analysis of older adults with cognitive complaints and amnestic mild cognitive impairment using clinical and neuroimaging phenotypes.
Sloan CD, Shen L, West JD, Wishart HA, Flashman LA, Rabin LA, Santulli RB, Guerin SJ, Rhodes CH, Tsongalis GJ, McAllister TW, Ahles TA, Lee SL, Moore JH, Saykin AJ
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2010 Jul;153B(5):1060-9. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.b.31078.
PMID: 20468060

Judgment in Older Adults with Normal Cognition, Cognitive Complaints, MCI, and Mild AD: Relation to Regional Frontal Gray Matter.
Rabin LA, Saykin AJ, West JD, Borgos MJ, Wishart HA, Nutter-Upham KE, Flashman LA, Santulli RB
Brain Imaging Behav. 2009 Jun;3(2):212-219.
PMID: 24741381

Verbal fluency performance in amnestic MCI and older adults with cognitive complaints.
Nutter-Upham KE, Saykin AJ, Rabin LA, Roth RM, Wishart HA, Pare N, Flashman LA
Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2008 May;23(3):229-41. doi: 10.1016/j.acn.2008.01.005. Epub 2008 Mar 12.
PMID: 18339515

Judgment in older adults: development and psychometric evaluation of the Test of Practical Judgment (TOP-J).
Rabin LA, Borgos MJ, Saykin AJ, Wishart HA, Crane PK, Nutter-Upham KE, Flashman LA
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2007 Oct;29(7):752-67.
PMID: 17896200

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